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of the united states. when president obama tried to sell his jobs bill last year over the refusal of the republican congress, he talked about the kinds of people who would get those kinds of jobs. >> it'a bill that would put pe btok,uig america. repairing our roads, repairing our bridges, repairing our schools. it would lead to jobs for concrete workers like the ones here at hilltop, jobs for construction workers and masons, en, trns engineers, ironworkers. put folks back to work. >> mike roweaid part of the problem was training. and training.d on opportunity ovndver,hat's at hear, we need more opportunity and we need better training. >> once again, there is a candidate who believes in job training, who understands we need morvocational training. >> one of the, i bve, mistakes we've made 20, 30 years ago was to start de-emphasizes vocational education. right now we've got shortages of folks in fields that need technical training, but don't necessarily require a four-yr college degree. >> mr. rowe went on to make a more subtle point about how we need as a country to appreciate the
in the ininweof this caaign wor pdend thnabrn. his close ally in the united states senate. >> e.j., we just got a piece of an videotape in, an interview he did with nbc's ronllen. i want to play it for you and get your reaction afterwards. here it is. >> one thing you seem to have trble nvinng pple , are ont s about middle class people, people are struggling. they don't see in your background and your comments the kind of empathy and understanding that could really solve their problems. >> i think people had the chance who watched our republican convention to see the lives i've fed chance to touch during m to understand that i served as a pastor of a congregation with people of all different backgrounds and economic circumstances. that i care very deeply about the american people and people of different socioeconomic circumstances. mp all'vlkk throughout this massachusetts. don't forget, i got everybody in my state insured. 100% of the kids in our state have health insurance. i don't think there's anything that shows more empathy. >> "shows more emphy"? e.j., romney has gotten himself het al us
of red. mike dukakis was a guy that wouldn't pledge allegiance to the united states, somehow a card-carrying member of the aclu. all this dark, kind of referencing. they're not really one of us. but then with e et facr, becae heas aane and he's black, the doubling down on this, well, he's not one of us. >> right. race adds to this, to the armament they're using he. it's a huge factor in this. but what i think is interesting is that this seems to renate theate ama crowd t doesn't seem to be resonating a lot with other folks. and -- >> it already has. but why are -- you cover politics. why do they keep puttingut this stuff? night, he's the craziest -- not the craziest, the meanest. to use a kid's words, but he is, saying he's not american. sununu who looks like their watch dog, attacdog saying, can't he learn how to be an american? they don't say thaout walter moe,n'y a o. they said that about bob dole. >> they don't say it in this way. they're throwing this against the wall and hoping it will stick. again, it seems to crge the people who have already made up their minds, made up th
. the united states drew a clear red line, and iran backed off. now, redes cld be drawn in different parts of iran's nuclear weapons program. to be credible a red line must be dra first andforemost in one vital part of their ogram. on's efforts to enrich uranium. now, let me explain why. basically any bomb consists of exosive material and a the simplest example is gunpdeand a fuse. that is you light the fuse, and you set off the gunpowder. in the case of iran's plans t build a nuclearweapon, the gunpowder is enriched uranium. th fuses nardetonator. for iran amassing enough enriched uranium is far more difficult than producing the nuclear fuse. for a country like iran, it takes many, many yrs tic uranium for a bomb. that requires thousands of centrifuges spinning in tandem in big, very big industrial plants. those iranian plants a visie, and they're still vulnerable. in contrast, iran could produce the nuclear detonator, the fuse, in a lot less time. maybe under a year. e detonator can be made in a small workshop the size of a classroom. it may be very difficult to find and target that work
to be in the united states senate, given some of his views. but it is possible, as jim vandehei said, it's possible he could win this race. and it's clear tt a lot of republicans and the republican establishment now looking at the mathrehinking aut cg backin tnk the republican senatorial committee is very likely to put money into this race. i think the polls will tighten. as horrific as it will be to many people not just on the left but in the middle of the electorate, i think there's a reasonable chance he could win this race. >> not oy do igree with roy blunt did., e, at he is moving up in leadership, and he came out and supported akin yesterday. so that is -- >> the senator from michigan. >> yeah, that's the leading indicator. that tells you that the republican committee is going to go full in, and they see this as their way to rn nt a itllutegng control. and i can tell you that some of the very people now supporting him are republicans who tell me that working with him in the house has been horrible, that they jt think he's a nightmare, but they thk that he could be the solution to winning the sen
that killed four americans including the united states aasr. plus, theatt foreign fast food craze. first, it was a mashed potato and gravy dispenser. now ice cream cone pizza at pizza hut. tell you where can you get yours while supplies last a bit later in the show. first, let's tthe news. live at 5:30 a.m., we begin with breaking news that football fans are desperate for especially after monday night football that cost the green bay packers a precious victory. abt 5 1/2 hours ago the nfl and refers unionou thea a tentative agreement that will end the lockout and bring regular officiating crews back to the fields staing tonight when the ravens take on the browns in baltimore. the deal include a significant salary raise for the officials and compromise on the much debad peiod rem benefits. the deal expected to be officially ratified by the union saturday night in dallas. the referees planning to work a full slate of games on sunday. we'll get a live report with dave ahead in sports. he'll help us through this to explain how it came to pas th candidates will be in virginia today. it's one
named thompson, not named fred. now he is the republican nominee for the united states senate in wisconsin. tommy thompson right n is losing that race. the last five polls out of wisconsin all show tommy thompson losing, including one oodha shows him losing by 12 points. and that was before the "milwaukee journal sentinel" today posts this video of tommy thompson this summer telling a tea party group what his plans are for medicare and also for medicaid. listen to this. >> change medicare mai li d welfare, and who better than me, that's already finished one of the entitlement programs, to come up with programs to do away with medicaid and medicare? >> who better than me, to do away with medicare? we're going have to wait until the next round of polng isinse te of tommy thompson saying he wants to get rid of micare affects his numbers, in a state that's already inclined against him by 12 points. whato you think the next round's going to look ke opponent in this senate race is named tammy baldwin. one snapshot of politics right now in this country is how the presidential race i
deliver -- deliver o 13ct vhe next president of the united states, barack obama, and the united states senate seat tim kaine. >> i love that you're continuing our football analogy for us there. in virginia, obviously, i'm a native virginian in the northern virginia are a biltalifntn the st of the state. are the campaigning using different messages to connect with voters in different parts of the state? >> i haven't seen that. i think the president's message of investing in education and an infrastructure to create good jobs and a sinno t future resonates in four corners of commonwealth, whether in northern virginia or hampton road or southwestern virginia. i was pleased the president was in virginia beach today. hampton road is an area where our msage will resonate. itlatro are in hampton road. i think his message resonates. he's putting forward a message and a plan for the future. it's working in virginia. i suspect it will continue to work right up through the election. >> brian, you talk a little bit rg tes it so tionf purple? >> yeah. well, we tend to be center to right in our poli
of e united states of america. >> that was bat crap crazy tea party republican congressman alwe erdawest took to facebook to complain about president obama's united nations speech and to show us how lucky we and the world are that allen west will never address the united nations. itat w hbestatemen the fure does not belong to those who attack our embassies and consulates to kill our ambassadors. the angel of death in the form of an american bald eagle will visit you and wreak havoc and destruction upon your existence. in npak hy can you explain to america how allen west got elected to that seat and how he currently in the polls is ahead of you by a few points? >> well, first of all, no one really knows how he got elected. 2010 was an interesting year. unfortunateldemocrats did not show up to vote. thankfully, we are getting a lot of strong polling results back. we a alledup basically all of the polls that we've seen. we're in a great position to win this november. >> you've rais $2 million for your campaign, which normally, until very recently, was an awful lot of money for a co
. there are some things the united states and prime minister netanyahu agree on, and this is iran is enriching uranium. they both agree that iran cannot be allowed to develop a nuclear bomb dre that red line should be brawdrawn, t threshold giveno iran saying you cannot cross this line. even prime minister netanyahu says it won't be until next summer conceivably that iran would have that capability to ad ap martin.m into aeapons >> nbc's mike viqueira at the white house. thank u. stay with us. the day's "top lines" are coming up. [ female announcer ] born from the naturally sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. now from the maker of splenda sweeteners, [ female announcer ] born from the naturally sweet monk fruit, discover nectresse. the only 100% natural, no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fit. the rich, sweet taste of sugar. nothing artificial. ♪ 's tt sweet ever needs to be. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. keys, keys, keys, keys, keys. ♪ well, he's not veryandsome ♪ to look at sigh] ♪ oh, he's shaggy ♪ to look at ♪ and he eats li
is an imrtant one. >> there's assumption the united states has military might wipe out tuclear prrams. but there's -- there's an argunt tt ramaking, these things are hidden, underground. how do we know wheer we would just be slowing them down and delaying the inevitable? >> well, i think we have to -- here again we have to wreck flies a certain fact. neither the ud es n is ces t iranian capacity to build a nuclear weapon once and for all. we can destroy all of the facilities in the infrastructure that they have and it would be very costly and takehem time to rebuild it, but they have the know-how and engineering calio ilater would be destroyed. one of the reason it's important to create a context where the international community believes everything's been done that could be done and you've exhausted all of t diplomatic options andiven the economic sanctions sufficient time, you need that so that the world says, yo knowat? ianad chanc to prevent the use of fce against them, they didn't take it because they really want a nuclear weapon. we need to create the kind of context that demonstrates unmi
of the united states is repeal obama care and roll back all of those same provisions for americans. there are millions of amerins o have benedow have health insurance who didn't before, thanks to obama care. the young adults who can stay on their parents insurance until they're 26, seniors who are saving an average of $600 on their prescription drugs thanks to obama care, closing the doughnut hole. mn w do is the incredibly compassionate thing of repealing all of those reforms and leaving seniors and children and young adults in a situation where their health care is prohibitively expensive and if you hav a pre-existing nditn can bpp by insurance companies once again. >> it is a little bit of a whiplash factor to figure out, is it an advantage or disadvantage, talking about it or not talk about it. do want to speak though and get your, pert background about the two big factors in your home state, senior vote a jh . i c t medicare, the fight is not even close. in all of these states, the voters favor the president's approach on this. but onhe question of israel, prime minister benj
at this person and defeat her. >> how many people in the congress of the united states are anti-american? you've already suspected barack obama. is he alone or are there others? how many do you suspect as bei unamican >>t uld sayha the news media should do a penetrating expose. i wish she would. i wish the american media would take a great look at the view of e people in congress and find out if they are pro america or anti-america. i thinkplulvesee an expo say like that. >> mr. graves, i hate to say that i have not conducted a joe mccarthy probe here of the loyalty of the democrac members of congress. what do you make of having an owe point nent like th >> all started on your channel and on your show. she keeps going. she's a gift that keeps going. she's actually come after me. she kes to tread on fear and separation. that's herhole mtra. ani thk it gng. etaklotr. joe walsh in illinois and find out how he's going after tammy duckworth. >> i understand something about john mccain. his picaldvisers day after day had to take him and almost throw against the wall and hit him against the head and
here in the united states. >> yes, as i mentioned in the column, i brought a version of that chart to see paul ryan a year oro ago when hes and a me ong ane lot of journalists i spoke to him regularly about economic pr policy and said, how do you square this chart with the idea tax cuts are the most important factor in creating economic growth? you don't need a chart, think about the last 20 yrs o. h.w. bush first, then bill clinton raised taxes, all of these predictions of doom, instead we had the '90s boom and george w. bush cut taxes and there were predictions of prosperity and instead we had r anhecr.t decade since wor none of this is to say that tax cuts cause economic problems or tax increases lead to prosperity. i don't know anyone who seriously makes that argument. the question is, how important are tax cuts to economic growth? and i don't knowow you look at recent history and say that relatively modest changes in the top marginal tax rate is the main force driving the american economy. >> yet, it is the sort of magical ball, theball, once you slash taxes for top income ea
her. how many people in the congress ofhe united states dyou u'lr sctar ama. is he alone? are there others? how many do you suspect of your colleagues as being anti-american? >> what i would say, what i would say is that the news media should do a penetrating expose and take a look. i wish they would. i wish t american media would take a gat loo at the v of pe in congress and find out, are they pro-america or anti-america? i think people would be -- would love to see an expose like that. >> well, mr. graves, i hate to admit, i shirked on that response but have not conducted a joe mccarthy-styl pbe i m smroer of the loyalty of the democratic members of congress. what do you make of having an opponent like that? what would you make hay out of that crazy comment? >> krirchris, i'll tell you, it started on your channelnd show, sh kgo kps going. she'ses actually coming after me. she likes to tread on fear and separation. that's her whole mantra. and i think it's getting old. >> okay. let's take a look at mr. joe walsh in illinois and how he's going after his actual female oppo
. but the race to control the united states senate most days is a me amazing story. or a more amazing amalgamation of stories. today tommy thompson is on tape saying, who better than him to get rid of medicare! but something like that can't even w the shockg eltion taf wewanoen it's up against other competitors from this week, like this tape. [ chanting ] this is thtape we aired here last night of five staffers for mahus bl sor scott brown, as well as other republican party operatives, chanting fake native american war whoops and doing tomahawk chops, to mock native americans. the abc affiliate in boston identified the scott brown staffers here as his deput chief of staff, s constituent services couil, his state his special assistant. also, there is a massachusetts state republican party guy here, who works in conjunction with the brown campaign. scott brown came out shortly after he heard about this tape yesterday to say that he did not condone the behaviorf his strs he. yoowisno exactly an isolated incident. i mean, senator brown right now is basing his re-election campaign for the
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of terror. secretary of state hillary clinton speaking at the united nations on wednesday became the highest ranked officia to publicly say there was a link between the attack and al qaeda. >> f some time al qaeda and othegrou hnche ats kidnappings into neighboring countrs and they are working with other violent extremists to undermine the democratic transitions under way in north africa as we tgiy saw in benghazi. >> republicans are trying to seize on this slow walk by the administration. it see to be a legitimate gripe. they are trying to make it stick. a group of powerful house republicans from the armed services, foreign afirs, intelligence, judiciary and appropriations committee have sent a letter saying clearly the threat from al qaeda and affiliate groups has increased an we're not arning. aood me lef a' administration evolving statements on libya from saying it wasn't planned to now acknowledging it was an act of terrorism. the most charitable explanation of these resolving statementis information the administration received has changed or wasn't compte or the most unitab ie white h
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